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budget cuts in the state's education system. if the governor's tax increase measure goes down in defeat. coming up, not one but two different class schedules. the uncertain future facing students at one bay area community college and why it depends what happens election day. >> bart leaders showed off a milestone today in the warm springs extension project. here's an underground look as they walked the subway tunnel this morning. the new section runs under lake elizabeth and will eventually reach san jose. the bart station is expected to open in the fall of 2015. >> several bay area hospitals are teaming up with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar commitment. not to refurbish refineries. the political cost the bay area's biggest oil producer is backing. >> back here, fog free along the coast. this weekend is going to be warmer. we'll also look at detroi
over who wins, the tax policy, all that, is going to delay them." mesirow financial's chief economist diane swonk says "the decline in business investment represents a particular blow as it not only reflects weakness abroad, but also the uncertainty about our own policies. the fiscal cliff needs to be dealt with by whovever wins in a credible and bipartisan way, and asap." with just about one week to go before the election, the candidates will be in wisconsin this week. today, republican mitt romney's campaign has an event in milwaukee. tomorrow, president obama will be in green bay. the volitility index, better known as the vix, may be signaling better days ahead. according to reports, a strategist at jpm morgan believes if the vix remains near current levels this week, it will mark a transition from crisis to normal time. his theory is if the vix stays around 16, the 52-week moving average will fall below the july 2011 level to its lowest point since february 2008. we asked a couple of options traders to weigh in, starting with scott bauer of trading advantage. "yes, i do believe th
of getting an affordable mortgage. they brought their tax returns and bank statements to the convention center. the neighborhood assistance corporation of america organized the save the dream event to help people keep their homes. bank of america, chase and others met with homeowners working to lower their interest rates or lower the principal. >> i have been through a divorce and desperate to change -- lower my interest rate. >> i 82 82 -- i couldn't believe it, they took my loan down to 2%. >> save the dream continues through next monday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> a loss today because of weakness in the upperren markets. sun power posted a lost of 41 cents a share. they estimated a loss of 21 cents a share. before the report was released stock closed up 25 cents a share. on wall street today, positive reports on jobs, manufacturing helped push stocks up. the dow is up 136 to 13,232. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,020. the s&p is up 15 to 1,427. >>> in or out? yes or no. >> governor jerry brown gives voters an ultimatum, we ask if there is another way. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m., th
's jana katsuyama is live now in lafayette and tells us opponents of the tax measure are at work to get out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for voting. >> the funding isn't guaranteed to go to the schools. my biggist concern is giving everyone mo
for tonight in richmond to discuss the city agencies campaign to tax sugary drinks. measure n will add a one cent per ounce tax on sodas and other sugary drinks as part of the effort to fight obesity. if it passes, richmond will be the first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in bethlehem baptist church in richmond. >>> good afternoon to you, a cooling trend is under way as we run through monday and the week ahead. we have temperatures slightly cooler. given your little look at the sunshine over parts of the east bay. meanwhile, inside the bay and along the coast, the fog is still pretty thick. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory from inside the bay as well as the coast lasting through the afternoon. i want to head to the east coast. the winds gusting anywhere from 60-70 miles an hour. the storm surge is battling the coastline. you could see at the still photo, we have blizzard conditions around the appalachian. we have the coast being pounded into new jersey an the new york harbor 60 miles out. so sandy is on the way ashore
's easier to cut. you don't have to pay employment taxes or the other costs that go along with hiring a full-time employee. > > all right michael alter, notwithstanding what we have just been talking about, you did find that optimism was up. > > optimism came back up, and it came up significantly from september to october. it's now hovering around two-thirds being optimistic. the challenge is that two-thirds being optimistic is really where we have been every month in 2012 except for the month of september. so we're back to the norm for 2012 as opposed to a number like 90%, which is really where you need to see it for small businesses to be growing. > > when they're that optimistic, then they are hiring, they're expecting that orders will be coming in, and that's the kind of flourishing economy that they are looking for. > > right. to put it into perspective, small businesses are by definition glass-half- full people. they're going to be optimistic. that's why they're in business, and that's why they're taking on these bigger companies. so when optimism is 2-in-3 being optimistic about the f
taxes, cut regulations, and run up the debt. that isn't going to work. president obama is of course making the case, over this last nine days, about what he'd do if he is handed a second term and he would build on the successes of the last four years. now, he strapped the president into a plane heading to the ground at mach speed and he's righted the plane and we have lift and we are headed in the right direction and he deserves a second term. >> chris: senator portman let me have you weigh in both, on the obama agenda, for a second term, and his record, and, also, questions about romney's record and whether it simply returns to the policies of george w. bush. >> chris, it is simple. why governor romney is doing better in ohio. people are focused on the economy and jobs, and, mitt romney has a plan that is pro-growth and pro jobs to turn this thing around and, obama doesn't and when people look at the last four years they are disappointed, they must be. look, we are living through the weakest economic recovery since the great depression. and, there are 22 million americans strugglin
and other sugary drinks. the measure would at a 1% tax at part of the effort to fight obesity. and they expressed support at a town hall meeting last night. >> they are talking about the problems we have had with obesity and diabetes... >> they are saying a glass of soda is like smoking cigarettes and they are blaming the soda industry for the obesity crisis. >> if the pressure passes, they will become the first city in the country to impose such a tax. >>> now two new high-rise apartment buildings have the green lean. they will go up on south and market in santa clara and a 347 unit building will go up on car lyle street and many people -- carlyle talked with and many of them agreed. >> we can always go and listen to music so that is always good. >> they are looking for an active downtown and they are staying away and in stead, they will set it up in terms of the area, sal has more. >>> guys, this morning we do have some fog to deal with and steve and i will be telling you, we will become the fog brothers. i mean cars are driving through but it is just going to be favored vis
drink debate. >>> new at 10:00, voters will decide whether to tax residents on soda and other sugary drivens. noelle walker is live where the debate is between your waste line and your bottom line. >> reporter: the no on measure n are paying for billboards popping up all over the city. tonight the no on measure n people are trying to convince voters that a yes vote would be bet every for their health. sodas and fruit drinks are popular, accessible and relatively cheap. if measure n passes drinks would cost a penny more an ounce. >> init's a regressive tax that hurts the people that can least afford it. >> reporter: taás one of the arguments the coalition against the beverage tax is making the group spent $2.5 million to put up billboards and hire san francisco media firm, chuck finnie is their spokesperson. >> it's going to result for higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> reporter: without billboards the yes on measure n people are relying on town hall meetings like this one tonight, word of mouth and information on the impact on health because of sugary drinks. th
to reopen and som expect heavy selling as investors whose fiscal years end in october are looking to get tax benefits by getting rid of losing stocks. insurance companies are preparing for payouts to customers who were affected by the storm. early estimates suggest insurance companies will spend $5 to $10 billion covering costs. bloomberg news reports aig alone could pay upwards of $4 billion. to get fast action from insurance companies, bloomberg suggests: take inventory of what you lost, read terms of your coverage, and check for a hurricane deductible. if you don't have flood insurance, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, grants or loans. president obama is already making government assistance available in new york city and parts of new jersey. an executive-level shake-up at apple: two senior vice presidents, one in charge of apple's retail stores and the other tied to the google maps debacle, are leaving the company. john browett's departure is immediate. he cut staffing hours at apple's retail stores, a traditional retail move to improve profits but which, at apple, und
support for the governor's tax measure as slipped below the majority needed for passing. 38% say they will vote no. back in july the measure had 54% support. a competing tax measure, 38 is also losing. 34% say they will vote yes. . >> thousands of nurses are scheduled to walk out of local hospitals tomorrow in a one day strike. picketing starts at seven at hospitals in alameda, and solano. the california nurses association is striking over a contract dispute that includes issues of sick leave, retirement and patient care . >> five and a half million people are without power in 15 states on the eastern seaboard because of sandy. john fowler is here now with the devastating toll and the promises of help. >> in the last few minutes the unofficial death toll rose to 66, thousands homeless, new jersey's governor today praised working with the president on disaster relief. the president toured the devastated new jersey coast late today. he declared new jersey and new york federal disaster areas. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you
on approving a new tax and they have spent about 2. $5 million. the measure would add 1.5% tax on sugary drinks. now richmond's mayor said it is a good way to begin the fight against obesity. >> and we know it is the perfect place to start because it has absolutely no nutritional valley. it is twice the calories... >> it is going to result in higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> it is fun to buy it and they will be the first in the nation to impose a tax. >>> the giants dugout, they were expecting even bigger crowds after tomorrow's parade but authorities are worried about counterfeit money gear and they have confiscated 1200 shirts being sold illegally. you can tell it is counterfeit money if it lacks the hologram sticker. >>> and they are offering everybody in game two of the world series but you can get more from taco bell and if you happened to be there, it is angel pay began may actually -- pagan may actually serve you your toco. we have more on yesterday's homecoming, just look for the world series tag, just look for [applauds]. we are looking at it and traffic is going
with the one on the card. >>> supporters of the governor's tax measure are targeting bay area drivers right now. they are showing banners on freeway overpasses. proper 30 would raise sales taxes by a quarter cents and race income taxes on those who earn more than $250,000 a year. if it fails it could trying billions of dollars in education cuts. >> a new field poll suggests support is slipping for both proposition 30 and a competing measure. 48% of likely california voters say they will vote yes on 30. that is down from 54% in july. 38% say they will vote no and 14% say they are undecided. a poll shows support for the alternative measure, proposition 38 now is at 34%. that's down from 46% in july and 49% say they will vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >> we have cold weather coming back and that means the start of winter spare the area alert. over the next four months, officials will issue alerts about burning wood when weather conditions cause concern about air pollution. they say wood smoke is the biggest source of air pollution. 15 spare the area alerts were issued last winter. >>> new
. >>> a new poll shows that support for the governor's new tax measure has dropped. it is droped from 51 to 48% in favor. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to go ahead and teach the math, the science and the reading. it's important for our students. >> my biggest concern is giving more money to the senators and having them just spend it away. >> prop 30 would raise the state's sale tax and income tax on californians making $250,000 or more. >>> sports of a measure that would require genetically modified foods to be labeled will hold several rallies today in the bay area. supporters said that consumers should be able to choose whether to eat the foods. and opponents say their safe to eat so additional labeling should not be required. they say, if so, the cost will be passed on to the consumer. >>> groundbreaking ceremonies was held for a new food coto the area. and there are plans for other stores to be built in the same shopping center. >>> the california health department is warning people not to eat bulk house farms carrot chips because they could be contaminated to salmonella. they're vo
for us to. >> a new field poll shows two state tax measures on next week's ballot are both in danger of losing. the governor's proper 30, the income and sales tax initiative is still leading but -- [inaudible] below the 50% majority for a win. another one, proposition 38 is losing by a wider margin. >> berkeley city council has voted not to cooperate with the federal government's secure communities program. under the program local officials send automatic alerts to immigration officials when noncitizens are arrested. that has led to 80,000 deportations. city councilmembers said noncitizens shouldn't be treated differently from citizens since most often go to the custody of county that cooperate it probably won't make a difference. >> yahoo auto has named the tesla model s as it's car of the year. it can seat seven. it's called a future shock of an electric sedan. it costs more than $60,000. >> the rain held off for the parade today. let's see if it'll hold off for the trick or treating. >> i don't think so. i think especially the north bay it's its raining right now. i have rep
and they are funding campaigns against proposition 30. governor jerry brown's tax hike proposal and the measure aimed at collecting dues for education purposes. >>> this morning the national average price for a gallon of average gas is 3-cents less. now a decrease in demand has sent gas prices down and it could fall as much as a dime in the coming week. >>> the white house is usually inviting children to come trick or treating. this is video of the first lady and president inviting children and this year they are pulling the plug on the celebration as president barack obama travels to new jersey to help with the recovery efforts. >>> there are plenty of events going on and this morning the have a talk will hold it's not too spooky event. they will host a party and this is going to be in oakland. >>> we have some breaking news to tell you about in new jersey, a fire started out in new jersey and it was hit hard from sandy. we are out there live flames are reaching in the sky and there is a large cluster of flames and smaller fires that are spread out from this. it's not clear what is burning at this p
in the parliament wants to know more about the tax practices of google. all three companies have significant sales tax. google has been criticized for routeing that through an irish subject sid rather -- subject sid rather. . >> that giants victory parade also spent tons of money adding up the dollars this morning. >> i opened my eyes under water and punched the shark on the side of his head. >>> bitten by a shark who almost died off the coast of eureka. . >>> the best surfers from all over the world will compete, and also new this year, extra bleaches are out on the cliff and they have a camera hooked high on the wire providing a birds' eye view and it may begin as early as 10:15. >> he said he punched the shark in the head until he let him go. he spoke about the attack and he says a young great white came from underneath him, grabbed his side and pulled him under water. he punched the shark until it released him and despite the idea he will be back in the ocean. >> it is part of surfing and it is in no way going to keep me from surfing again. >> he did suffer a 14-inch bite wound and no vital or
of a halloween party near port -- near port mason. >>> a heated issue. the proposal to tax soda in a bay area city that's sparked strong emotions on both sides. >>> for some people who live on the east coast. the super storm is bringing back member ris of hurricane april reason last year's devastating storm. but from these images from nasa, you can really see the difference between the two. sandy is on the left. irene on the right. and sandy is about twice as large as last year's irene. this year's storm made landfall yesterday. shortly after being downgraded from hurricane status. >>> next week voters -- measure n would add a one-cent per ounce tax on sodas. the no on measure n campaign has spent $2.5 million to blanket live monday -- richmond with billboards at a town hall meeting last night, richmond's mayor says the measure n is a good way to begin the fight against obesity. >> we know that soda is the perfect place because it gets no nutritional value. it's empty calories. >> this tax is gonna equate -- is an aggressive tax that will result in higher grocery bills. >> the no on measure n
from the taser. >>> a town hall meeting will be held tonight in richmond on the city's campaign to tax sugary drinks. measure n would add a 1 cent per ounce tax on sodas and other sugary drinks. if it passes, richmond would become the country's first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 at bethlehem hem missionary baptist church in richmond. >> 6:25. >>> a big celebration in san francisco civic center last night. thousands gather to watch the giants win the world series. [ cheering ] the chain was flowing out -- champagne were flowing out there although fans were not supposed to have alcohol in the plaza. mayor lee wanted to give families chance to cheer on the giants together. >> i knew it was going to happen. you know, it was already written, and the giants, they came through with flying colors. number one, baby! number one! [ cheering ] >> this is not the first time fans have been invite to the civic center plaza. more than 7,000 fans were there to watch the giants win the world series in 2010. >>> now, the city of san francisco's preparing
tonight to discuss the tax on sugary drinks. measure 1 to add a tax on soda and sugary drinkses. sugary drinks. >> the town hall meeting starts at bethel church in richmond. >>> 7:18. the search goes on for two men missing in. sierra nevada. larry kanone went hiking ten days ago. he has not been seen since. crews are searching for matthew hansen. he never game -- came back from a ten-day backpacking trip. and just last week, search crews did find another missing hiker who spent about six days in the sierra wilderness. police in oakley still looking for whoever killed a man white in -- right in front of a bar. it happened at the broken wheel cocktail lounge on main street and hill avenue. investigators say he was shot several times. he died at the hospital. his name so far has not been released. >> in fairfield, police are investigating a fatal shooting there. police were called to oceanic court about 3:00 yesterday morning and they say they found a 30-year-old man in his driveway, shot at least once. he later died at the hospital. neighbors heard investigators they heard a loud argument
for the income tax initiative. the governor has faced criticism. opponents of prop 30 say their message remains the same. >> our message is simply that you can't trust the politicians with a $50 million slush fund to spend on anything they want. we all want better schools but prop 30 is not the answer. >>> voters who registered online in several northern california counties say they're yellow registration card has not arrived. sacramento, yolo, solano an stanislaus appear to have lagged in sending out those cards. >>> there are new accusations against the california assemblyman cleared of dui charges in contra costa county last month. an unidentified woman filed a protective order against assemblyman roger hernandez on sunday. west covina police say hernandez and the woman had an argument at a restaurant. the san gabriel valley tribune says the woman claims that hernandez hit her in july. >>> the lawyer involved in a high profile lawsuit against facebook now says he wants off the case. the attorney for paul seglia says he is owed half of facebook based on a contract with mark zuckerberg. seglia
selvie yobbery plus coknee of tax fraud. the conviction will likely be overturned on appeal. but the sentence could mean the 76-year-old won't be allowed to run for public office for five years. he stepped down from office last year in the midst of multiple scandals. he's facing charges in a sex scandal. >>> are anti-bullying laws working in california? in a special report, how much the state is spending to find out. >> and definitely going to be a nice looking weekend. i'm going to have what day will be the warmest. also we'll go to detroit and give you the world series forecast. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> earlier this month a teenage girl from canada killed herself because of what she said was non-stop bullying. california has passed several new laws to try to stop bullying. but are those laws working? >> reporter: the bullying is often caught on video. this video posted earlier this year by a frustra
if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims around the world and here in the bay area are marking a solemn yet joyous holiday. thousands of muslimswent to the santa clara county fairgrounds to celebrate the festival with food and fun for the kids. the religious holiday celebrates abraham. >>> public money spent in questionable places. >> obviously there's some questions. >> the mayor of oakland's response to our extensive port investigation. >> the fun has begun, we'll take you to halloween celebrations all over the bay area and the costume trend that ha
field poll suggests outright support is slipping, both for governor brown's tax initiative, and a school measure. down from 54% in july. 38 say they will vote no. 14% are undecided. the poll shows support for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> giant fans got to revel in the world series championship. we're going to show you what it was like on market street during the parade.
francisco for an event at the commonwealth club. proposition 30 is his tax initiative to fund schools the governor says if it fails automatic trigger cuts will kick in costing schools about $6 billion. opponents though call that scare tactics. prop 30 increases taxes on those making more than $200,000 a year. >> it seems perfect college courses online for free. tonight the draw back we experienced as we explored this new trend. >>> and i'll track potential dense valley fog. we'll let you know where it'll be in your morning commute. >>> and the aftermath of sandy, we're live in the east coast on the obstacles people are now facing. ñw >>> now to our continuing coverage of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without pow
they would raise income taxes on people earning more than $250,000 a year. if it fails it would trigger education cuts. a new school and 48% of voters say they will vote yes on proposition 30 down 4 -- 54% on proposition 30. now the poll shows support for molly's alternative proposition 28 and that's down 46% from july. several will vote no on that one and 48% say they are undecided. san francisco police are releasing photos of people suspecting photos right after the giant's world series. they hope somebody out there can identify the men involved and they are wearing giants outfits and number one you can see they are smoking a cigarette. they arrested gregory tyler in a van rich case and cell phone videos show him smashing the windshield of that muni bus. 22 were taken into custody going into a giant celebration and more than half were arrested for public clung endest. the giants are picking up the tab. workers schedules were also changed to cut down on overtime. >>> many fans have heeded the warnings to take mass transit and they are recording mass transit and they carried 55 3,000 pa
into the streets. they marched through madrid protesting tax hikes. and some p chimed in for their basic rights. it is $13 billion in loans and staying with its financial crisis. >>> people have arrested 11 people who were planning a terror attack on the u.s. embassy. the subject belonged to a new hill tant network. police made the arrests during a series of raids. they discovered bomb-making materials and thousands of other explosives. >>> they are participating in military defense drills. how they would protect israel from a missile attack. their patriot miss sim system had major threats and in the attack. in the event of an attack. they intercept missiles coming into tell aviv. >> they give us the best coverage. where they need us the most is where we set up. >> the best defense core possible. >> the u.s. was there during the first gulf war when they fired scud missiles. it can be bought in from germany and set up in less than 24 hours. >>> inmates at a washington state jail calls thousands of dollars in damage during a riot. it happened in a cell block in bellingham. they ripped chunks off
's nonprofit status was revoked in 2010 because it failed to return tax forms for three consecutive years. the league says it won't know what penalties will be levied until all paperwork is filed with the irs. league officials say they learned the news from someone in the city and announced it at an emergency board meeting on the 7th. >>> you may have noticed special cameras being used during the world series broadcast. those cameras allow for images like this one to be played back in slow motion. for the world series, there are five of the cameras at at&t park ant and comerica park in detroit. >> the slow motion makes things slow and dramatic. everything seems like a movie when it's in slow motion. and that seems to really draw your attention to the emotion of the moment. >> well, a normal camera, just so you know, shoots 60 frames per second. these special cameras shoot as many as 18,500 frames per second. that's all in high-definition. >>> time now, 8:56. we've got san jose state at home, stanford at home. how are we looking out there, rosemary? >> enjoyable forecast. outside this morn
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